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Tom Dollar

5075 N. La Canada Dr., #157-163
Tucson, Arizona, United States

Email: tomdollar@att.net

Home page: http://tomdollar.com

As a freelance writer specializing in outdoor adventure and natural history, I have written hundreds of feature articles for both national and international publications, among them ARIZONA HIGHWAYS, AUDUBON, BICYCLE GUIDE, THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, CITY MAGAZINE, DISCOVER, EAST/WEST JOURNAL, GEO, INSIGHT, MODERN MATURITY, THE MILWAUKEE JOURNAL, MILWAUKEE MAGAZINE, THE MOTHER EARTH NEWS, THE NEW YORK TIMES, OMNI, THE TUCSON WEEKLY, WILDLIFE CONSERVATION, WORLDTRAVELER, and ONEWORLDJOURNEYS.COM.

My book, TUCSON TO TOMBSTONE: A GUIDE TO SOUTHEASTERN ARIZONA, won the 1996 Publishers Marketing Association's Ben Franklin Award for the best travel book of the year. Currently, another of my books, GUIDE TO ARIZONA'S WILDERNESS AREAS, is a bestseller among backcountry guide books.

I have also taught technical writing and served as technical editor on the Arizona Super Conducting Super Collider Project and on the Biosphere 2 Project.

Interests: Non-fiction: feature articles, natural history, travel, adventure-travel, technical writing.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes

 

Published works:

Nonfiction

  • Guide to Arizona's Wilderness Areas
  • Arizona Hiking
  • Travel Arizona II
  • Tucson to Tombstone
  • Indian Country